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Statement of Attainment Licence to Erect, Alter, and Dismantle Scaffolding

Overview

This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to safely erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding. You will receive training in scaffolding work that is undertaken in construction and other industries where temporary structures are erected, altered, and dismantled. This training includes valuable hands-on practical skills at CIT’s purpose built high risk work facility.

On successful completion, you will be eligible to apply for a high risk work licence with the regulatory body, Access Canberra, (within 60 days from the issue date of the Statement of Attainment).

This course delivers training in basic, intermediate and advanced scaffolding.

Qualification:

Statement of Attainment - Licence to Erect, Alter, and Dismantle Scaffolding

Course No:

SA-TS81

Campus:

CIT Bruce 

Duration:

Basic Scaffolding: 40 hours, 2 nights per week for 4 weeks plus 1 full day Saturday assessment

Intermediate Scaffolding: 40 hours, 2 nights per week for 4 weeks plus 1 full day Saturday assessment

Advanced Scaffolding: 40 hours, 2 nights per week for 4 weeks plus 1 full day Saturday assessment

You must also complete additional time in the workplace or at CIT, undertaking various tasks related to scaffolding work. This time will vary depending on the experiences of the individual learner.

Cost Info:

Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance

Indicative Cost:

$1490.00 for each scaffolding unit
Eligible students may apply for TFA (Training Fund Authority) funding through the ACT Training and Fund Authority https://www.trainingfund.com.au/funding/

Likely Job Outcome:

Employment as a Scaffolder.

Application Type:

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Additional Information

During training and assessment, you must wear suitable clothing and footwear (steel capped boots), for working on a construction site.

On enrolment, you will be issued with a CIT logbook for the purpose of recording training time received on a work site and formal skills training at CIT. You will be required to submit your completed logbook before undertaking the Safe Work accredited national assessment for scaffolding.

Skills Recognition

Entry Requirements

This course has pre-requisite requirements, the following units must be completed before enrolment into:
Intermediate level - CPCCLSF2001 Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level
Advanced level - CPCCLSF3001 Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding intermediate level
You must also:
- Be physically fit and able to work at heights
- Be at least 18 years of age - this is a requirement in the ACT for licensing of Persons Performing High Risk Work
- Have access to an appropriate workplace with required equipment
- Have the English language skills to effectively communicate with others. The ability to read and comprehend manufacturer's instructions, workplace procedures and safety signs. You must also be able to apply mathematical procedures for the estimation and measurement of loads.

These skills will be checked prior to enrolment.
(You will need to collect and retain confirmed evidence of any entry requirements if stated)

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your course of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this course. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level course. Please visit Foundation Skills.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

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  • CPCCLSF2001   Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level
    • CIT Code: CNST935
      Cost: Full fee $1,490.00
      Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to safely perform basic scaffolding work. Scaffolding work involves erecting, altering or dismantling a temporary structure to support a platform from which a person or object could fall more than four metres. This unit applies to scaffolding work involving:modular or pre-fabricated scaffolds cantilevered materials hoists with a maximum working load of 500 kgropesgin wheels safety nets and static linesbracket scaffolds (tank and formwork). Scaffolding work is undertaken in construction and other industries where temporary structures are erected, altered and dismantled. Completion of the general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: Construction Work, is required by anyone carrying carry out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.Competence in this unit does not in itself result in a licence. A licence is obtained after competence is assessed under applicable Commonwealth, state or territory work health and safety (WHS) regulations.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCLSF3001   Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding intermediate level
    • CIT Code: CNST936
      Cost: Full fee $1,490.00
      Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to safely perform intermediate scaffolding work.Scaffolding work involves erecting, altering or dismantling a temporary structure to support a platform from which a person or object could fall more than four metres. This unit applies to scaffolding work involving:cantilevered crane loading platforms cantilevered scaffoldsspur scaffolds barrow ramps and sloping platforms scaffolding associated with perimeter safety screens and shutters mast climbing work platformstube and coupler scaffolds (including tube and coupler covered ways and gantries). Scaffolding work is undertaken in construction and other industries where temporary structures are erected, altered and dismantled. Completion of the general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: Construction Work, is required by anyone carrying out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.Competence in this unit does not in itself result in a licence. A licence is obtained after competence is assessed under applicable Commonwealth, state or territory work health and safety (WHS) regulations.
      Prerequisites: CPCCLSF2001 Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level
  • CPCCLSF4001   Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding advanced level
    • CIT Code: CNST937
      Cost: Full fee $1,490.00
      Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to safely perform advanced scaffolding work.Scaffolding work involves erecting, altering or dismantling a temporary structure to support a platform from which a person or object could fall more than four metres. This unit applies to scaffolding work involving:cantilevered hoistshung scaffolds, including scaffolds hung from tubes, wire ropes or chainssuspended scaffolds.Scaffolding work is undertaken in construction and other industries where temporary structures are erected, altered and dismantled. Completion of the general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: Construction Work, is required by anyone carrying out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.Competence in this unit does not in itself result in a licence. A licence is obtained after competence is assessed under applicable Commonwealth, state or territory work health and safety (WHS) regulations.
      Prerequisites: CPCCLSF3001 Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding intermediate level

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More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au